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Poster: Empire895 Date: Feb 8, 2006 3:16am
Forum: democracy_now Subject: Re: Call and Tell Republican contributors that you have had enough of the actions of the Republican Party and you will not take it anymore.

---- You say were too busy to make and effort for change. What change, what direction, tell me? ----

From my initial post.... The fact of the matter is that until we as a people stand up against the ENTIRE system TOGETHER and DEMAND change we will never be able to sway the direction our society is heading in. REVOLUTION! Lib, Rep, Con, whatever.... we need to come together and fight this BEAST together or we will continue to elect the better of two evils every 4 years..... Political Reform is the Answer.

I never meant to insinuate that you are a right wing wacko, sorry if it came across that way. I do not HATE Capitalism, I just HATE what it has made us become. We are a nation of people oblivious to what is really going on around us and have become a lackadaisical society in that since we have had it so much better than most other countries we have become the judge and juries of other world ideologies. But don't get me wrong, I would never want to live anywhere else in the world but....

There are many factors of Capitalism that I am grateful to have, as you said; the ability to start your own business within a free market is what has given me the financial freedoms that I am grateful for. But even still, I hope that these freedoms will be extended to our next generation and the main point I had made in my initial post still stands.

Until we as a people stand up and change the political system, help initiate new laws holding politicians accountable for their crimes (i.e. NO MORE PARDONS), end lobbying on ALL levels, and separate politics from big business etc etc.... I can go on and on but I don't need to educate you on the perils of our society, you sound like you are very well educated yourself so I don't want to come across as patronizing.

I'm just a fellow New Yorker, fed up with the SYSTEM and afraid of the consequences of sitting back and continuing to be a completely complacent society of walking zombies, too tired to change the wrong direction we are heading in.

And BTW, I don’t expect you to take off for a month and go fishing, that’s the President’s job. LOL

Be well.

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Poster: ScarletTouchFire Date: Feb 8, 2006 3:41am
Forum: democracy_now Subject: Re: Call and Tell Republican contributors that you have had enough of the actions of the Republican Party and you will not take it anymore.

holding politicians accountable for their crimes- AGREE
NO MORE PARDONS - AGREE
end lobbying on ALL levels - AGREE (although probably not possible, politics=big money)
separate politics from big business - SEE ABOVE
I don't want to come across as patronizing - YOURE NOT
I'm just a fellow New Yorker - COOL, QUEENS HERE, YOU?
society of walking zombies - YOU LIKE GEORGE ROMERO TOO?

Seriously, the only way to change is to vote. And you know what, the moderate rational thinking liberal left NEED to take back there party, cuz people like John Kerry and Ted Kennedy DONT represent the majority of Americas liberals, this is WHY Clinton (Bill) was a 2-term president, because he was a rational thinking moderate democrat who appealed to a wide demographic. Hillary is a little more out there what with her "plantation" comments the other week, not good. Look at Howard Dean, i mean cmon! its embarrasing. Bill Clinton was a damm good president who did a lot of good things for this country, unfortunatley, national security was NOT one of them and thats why those loonys were able to get Visas and train in Miami Flight Schools and live in Jersey City rentals. Hopefully NOW we're cracking down on that. Ya wanna change things, vote. Ya wanna really change things, run for Congress. Hey, ya like the Grateful Dead? ever see any shows? -mazel

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Poster: cosmicharlie Date: Feb 8, 2006 4:08am
Forum: democracy_now Subject: Re: Call and Tell Republican contributors that you have had enough of the actions of the Republican Party and you will not take it anymore.

AMEN! (and even AWOMAN!) i think some of the hate america yahoo's should stick to hijacking funerals, However, a good Scarletfire does tone down me rant's. Some like maximus7777 make me crazy though-dammit!
time for my medication (cough!) ahhhhhhh....kumbiyeah!
give pea's a chance

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Poster: Empire895 Date: Feb 8, 2006 4:25am
Forum: democracy_now Subject: Re: Call and Tell Republican contributors that you have had enough of the actions of the Republican Party and you will not take it anymore.

Grew up in Glendale Queens, moved upstate 20 something years ago. Never saw the Dead but i like their tunes.

HOWARD DEAN = Nutjob
HILLARY CLINTON = Serious contender unless she says any more stupid comments
JOHN KERRY = I was appauled at how Kerry's record was smeared but did not trust him (i.e. Skull and Bones), I voted for Nader.

Clinton was the best president this country has seen in quite a while, although he NEVER should have lied under oath. But at least HE testifed UNDER OATH, not like our current dicktator. Also, I believe Clinton tried to pass a few pieces of legislation in regard to national security but most of them died in congress. I'll have to research this more to find some specifics to be sure though.

I wish voting was the answer to solving our current problems but as I said in my initial post, when the candidates are both complete idiots, what choice does that leave us as a nation? Besides the fact that I DO NOT trust the current computerized voting systems in place primarily in many of the swing states. After seeing a video of an ex-computer programmer who worked for the govt explain how he was approached by a congressman to help write software that could play with the numbers I have my doubts that our votes are really being tallied. Sorry to sound like an extremist but I wish my heart was telling me otherwise.

As for running for Congress, I don't think I would have a chance, the only people winning congressional elections nowadays are people with buku financial backing. I mentioned financial security in my last post but I'm not that financially secure. LOL - Maybe the Mayor will lend me some money from his big stash.

Hope all is well in Queens.

Now you got me thinking of the Dead, gotta pull out one of their CD's from my collection and listen later.

Peace.

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Poster: ScarletTouchFire Date: Feb 8, 2006 4:41am
Forum: democracy_now Subject: Re: Call and Tell Republican contributors that you have had enough of the actions of the Republican Party and you will not take it anymore.

CD's ??!! no no no all the Deads CD's blow, well,,,,not ALL of them....just stream an sbd. off the Archive!!! my good man..

Used to be able to dload boards before "the event" happened. Now ya can just stream them. Fortunatly i got about 75 shows in my pod...

this is one of my favs (notice my STELLAR review of it!):
http://www.archive.org/audio/etree-details-db.php?id=17303

-enjoy the sweet sounds

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Poster: ScarletTouchFire Date: Feb 8, 2006 4:46am
Forum: democracy_now Subject: Re: Call and Tell Republican contributors that you have had enough of the actions of the Republican Party and you will not take it anymore.

OOOPPPPSSS......commercially released...forgot..

try this one....another one of my all time favs:

http://www.archive.org/audio/etree-details-db.php?id=11616

enjoy!

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Poster: cosmicharlie Date: Feb 8, 2006 5:12am
Forum: democracy_now Subject: Re: Call and Tell Republican contributors that you have had enough of the actions of the Republican Party and you will not take it anymore.

scarlet...

hey now! good heads up on an 85 show (i only have one from 85) however, I only get this from your link when i try to stream: "Error reading XML data" ya recommend someone 2 shows and neither are available at the archive-like friggin murphys law!

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Poster: ScarletTouchFire Date: Feb 8, 2006 5:24am
Forum: democracy_now Subject: Re: Call and Tell Republican contributors that you have had enough of the actions of the Republican Party and you will not take it anymore.

ok my bruthah---

heres the scoop, i assume you have a "winamp" player, if not goto winamp. com and blah blah blah


BUT, what i forgot, is that i think those are shn. files that are being streamed so you need a shnamp converter program:

HERE: take this link and scroll down to the shnamp links, WORST case scenario you may have to redownload an older version of winamp, but it should work:

http://www.bootlegarchive.com/tools.asp

Open the file dload, run the setup, it should map itself onto your winamp player. I dont think you even need to reboot! then yer good to go!

Then go HERE to access over 2900 GD shows (i prefer the crisp sbds.):

http://www.archive.org/audio/etreelisting-browse.php?collection=etree&cat=Grateful%20Dead

Good luck.....any probs let me know!

-sct

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Poster: cosmicharlie Date: Feb 8, 2006 7:00am
Forum: democracy_now Subject: Re: Call and Tell Republican contributors that you have had enough of the actions of the Republican Party and you will not take it anymore.

uh-oh, this aint empire895, tis rastamon. I'd noticed the 85 show you mentioned to him. Personally I've downloaded and streamed a couple 100 shows from the archive for @ 3yrs now. This one-
http://www.archive.org/audio/etree-details-db.php?id=11616 does show an error messege now- "Error reading XML data"
I'll see if it's available at bt.etree or dimeadozen which i torrent alot from. Streams, I can rip with my Total Recorder and divide the wave with my CD Editor.
Maybe it's my PC, I'll reboot now.

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Feb 8, 2006 7:19am
Forum: democracy_now Subject: Re: Call and Tell Republican contributors that you have had enough of the actions of the Republican Party and you will not take it anymore.

i think Bobby corrupted that one just before he left the Archive, running with a server under his arm.

(credit to a dude on a prior post for placing the image of Bobby running away from the archive with a server under his arms. man, i can just see the single stil cartoon of that in Relix - lol)

This post was modified by direwolf0701 on 2006-02-08 15:19:13

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Poster: cosmicharlie Date: Feb 8, 2006 7:43am
Forum: democracy_now Subject: Re: Call and Tell Republican contributors that you have had enough of the actions of the Republican Party and you will not take it anymore.

really? and i thought that wuz an original.
I'd better leave this Democrazy_now site-lol
It's rilin me up, almost as bad as Ray Teliaferro or Moorer
They are not dumbasses, they feed out their anti-american poisen to the useful idiots. And I have no great love of Bush either. Fundamentalists of all ilks NEED a good dose of LSD to shake their mindset. Yeah...30,000 who made up those stat's. whew! enough now! back to good old etree posts!

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Poster: cosmicharlie Date: Feb 8, 2006 7:15am
Forum: democracy_now Subject: Re: Call and Tell Republican contributors that you have had enough of the actions of the Republican Party and you will not take it anymore.

nope, defragged, rebooted = same error messege
Also checked some other streams-they play fine!
You try to stream it, let me know what happens, empiremon needs this show- ha-ha.(and so does i)

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